Tuesday’s Rogers Chair event gave FIMS students the opportunity to weigh in on the question “What is FIMS and is it working?” A panel of undergraduate and graduate students offered their takes on the program, followed by a general discussion about FIMS and its interdisciplinary mandate. I was fortunate to be one of three undergrads asked to speak, and my presentation addressed some of the overarching, structural issues facing FIMS’ undergrad programs. With this article I hope to bring some of these issues into the online public sphere. I encourage feedback from anyone in FIMS or beyond. Continue reading
By: Jordan Coop
So, what is FIMS, anyway? And is it working?
You may have heard these questions recently, and some of you have likely brushed them off. After all, even if you were dissatisfied with the current state of FIMS, you don’t have a say in how it could change anyway, right? Wrong. If you are in FIMS and these questions do not interest you, they should. This is your chance to get involved in your education. Continue reading